Category Archives: Programs and Projects

Leading Lady for Literacy in El Pital

Lourdes Ponce, an El Pital resident, believes in literacy access for all individuals, despite their age or capacity. She has been a leading advocator for literacy development in her community for years. She participated in the very first library trainings given by … Continue reading

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Water is Life

In the Cangrejal Region, water is a precious resource, especially in communities like El Pital. While most community members in El Pital have faucets on their properties, the water quantity is often limited and quality is not adequate for drinking. The present … Continue reading

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Integration & Inclusion Successes

Guillermo is one of the original children that formed part of the Cangrejal Special Education and Health Program (CSEHP) back in 2010. Son to a single mother, Guillermo has epilepsy and cerebral palsy, which cause physical disabilities particularly affecting mobility in his … Continue reading

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First Weeks with Un Mundo

My name is Eldy Carcamo.  I am from the community of Toncontin, located in the upper Cangrejal Valley.  I am 19 years old and graduated from the first class of Institute Oficial Polivalente Elvira Pineda Madrid, the high school being … Continue reading

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Clean Water Project Update (formerly dry/composting toilets)

Prior to the arrival of Engineers without Borders in August of 2011, the water committee of El Pital approached Un Mundo to discuss and make a formal solicitation to us to help achieve an improved and more sustainable potable water … Continue reading

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Midwife Project Update

Since our event in May with the midwives, we have not had any project activities. Due to funding restrictions and insecurity of Un Mundo’s future, we have decided to limit activities for this project this year until we have more … Continue reading

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Women’s Group – Brisas del Cangrejal Update

The Women’s Group group, Brisas del Cangrejal, has stayed active and is currently composed of 11 women.  They have incorporated new women in the group over the past few months, but at the same time there have been a few … Continue reading

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Arts & Cultural Project ”ARTE_RIO 2011” Update

The culminating festival for ARTE_RIO 2011 was held on July 3rd, 2011 where over 1000 people attended from all the communities throughout the Cangrejal, La Ceiba, Tegucigalpa and other parts of the country. In addition to the nine elementary schools … Continue reading

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New Horizons Scholarship Project Update

The two scholarship students (Eldy and Heidy) have been incorporated into the organization since August, and are working full time on staff.  They have also begun an orientation designed by Un Mundo which covers the admission exam and process, the … Continue reading

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High School Project Update

The construction of the first stage of the workshops has progressed significantly, having finished the walls for the first level of one of the buildings, now waiting for the next disbursement of funds to lay the ceiling and floor for … Continue reading

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